The undisputed experts in enter-TRAIN-ment!

Welcome to Funcast


The number one professional providers of captivating characters for your special event. Here at the Funcast Character Company we have over 10 years of experience in the interactive theatre industry, a craft and achievement that we take immense pride in to create those unforgettable characters and events that are a cut above the rest.


From our Family Fun Adventure Day Experiences to our character appearances, there is something for everyone. Why not take a look at our reviews to see what others have to say, just click the button below.

Find out about our larger-scale festivals, theatrical and cultural events by visiting our sister company's website using the link to the right.


We've been working hard in the office and alongside our venues over the past few weeks in order to adapt our events to provide safe and socially distanced entertainment for these strange times!

Our dinosaurs are already coming out of quarantine for appearances at East Lancashire Railway & Lancaster BID so why not drop us an email and see how we can help you and your venue get back to the new normal! 


Have you ever wanted to walk with the dinosaurs?

Learn how to be a wonderful wizard or practice being the perfect pirate?

Experience adventure in Wonderland or Neverland

or even travel back in time?

Our Family Fun Adventure Days are unique interactive experiences where you can let your imagination run wild and meet all kinds of captivating characters and crazy creatures along the way.

Formulated in a flexible format, these exciting and entertaining events can be presented in any venue from moving trains to stately homes, open parks to public libraries and can last  from as little as 1 hour to a full day of fun.


Hit the links below to find out more about the individual themes or visit our Adventure Day page for a full overview of all the amazing adventures we offer. 


We love vintage trains and over the years we've been lucky enough to work with some of the best in the UK, honing our events to ensure that we truly are experts in enter-TRAIN-ment!

Each heritage railway is unique and special with their own facilities, line lengths and engines. We ensure to work closely with the teams at the stations to format and present an event that works especially for them in their own exclusive environment.

East Lancashire Railway

Avon Valley Railway

Stainmore Railway Company

Keighley & Worth Valley Railway

Embsay & Bolton Abbey Railway

Dean Forest Railway

Stephenson Railway Museum

are just some of the lines we work with. Click the link below to find out what we've been up to and where, I'm sure we can provide an event that's just the ticket for you too! 

Our vast array of captivating characters can add an extra dimension to any event. From our classic comedy 'Allo 'Allo team to our fun and frolicking festive elves, we've got you covered for every occasion.

Our team can offer a variety of packages for any number of characters including meet and greets, mix and mingles, set scenes, party packages or fully formatted events.

We've worked in every conceivable venue including heritage railways, historical venues, schools, libraries, boats... the list goes on!

Whether you're a corporate client, a charity fundraiser, working with BID or just looking to spice up a private event, the only limits to the characters we can provide are your imagination!

Hit the link below to find out about our more popular characters and see what we've provided for clients in the past.



  Wind in the Willows  
  Lancaster Castle  

From Children's Classics to Original shows we have a great selection of short-form theatrical productions that are perfect for Primary aged children and families.

Filled with laughter, song and audience participation, each show lasts no longer than an hour and is highly adaptable to work indoors, outdoors, in one location or as a promenade walkabout production. 

The perfect way to add some theatre to your venue and attract new audiences.

  Alice in Wonderland  
  Winter Gardens Morecambe  
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